Herbal vs. Synthetic: Natural Remedies For Menopause

After forty years, especially closer to the age of fifty, the production of specific hormones – estrogen and progesterone in a woman’s body is significantly reduced. Currently, hormone therapy in menopause is one of the most common ways to go, though an average course is prescribed to be taken under the supervision of a physician, because such therapies may have a negative impact on the body.

As it is known, menopause provides a comprehensive adverse effect on the female body, causing disturbances to the cardiovascular system, endocrine system, altering metabolism, in particular, calcium and magnesium salts, which leads to bone fragility and fractures. Fortunately, nature offers plenty of herbs rich in calcium and magnesium salts, granting an opportunity to protect the heart and bones from pathologies during menopause. Therefore, herbal medicine can be an alternative to hormone replacement therapy, or serve as an additional, yet powerful tool. The article will complement the topic covered by our partners from herbal-health.uk, published a comprehensive post on herbal remedies for menopause a few weeks ago.

The herbs to add to treatment armory

In folk medicine of many countries to reduce hot flushes and other climacteric syndromes black cohosh is used. Moreover, as shown by studies the herb contains tamoxifen that inhibits the growth of cancer cells. However, in some fairly rare cases, women who use black cohosh, complain of light-intestinal disturbances, headaches, nausea and weight gain. In this case, the use of cohosh should be abandoned. This way or the other, black cohosh is not recommended to be used more than 6 months a year. Read More →

Trendy Make-up 2014: Eyebrows, Lips, Eyes… And Accessories

Now you can use tweezers for eyebrows rarer because dense and thick eyebrows are now in trend. This variation will give expressive eyebrows and draw attention to the eyes. The shape of the eyebrows should be natural. Tinting the dark eyebrows is unnecessary. If the eyebrows are too light, use eyebrows shadows or a pencil to accentuate them. A seasoned makeup artist Manchester – The MakeUp Clinic, boasting truly creative and ambitious staff, recommends correcting the eyebrows solely on the bottom edge. Pull out those hairs that distort brow arch ideality.


Makeup artists warn lips in 2014 should flaunt rich and luscious hues. Red lipstick is still at the peak of popularity. Bright lipstick advise to use all the girls, the main thing – to be able to find the right shade. Perhaps it will be thick plum color or coral or burgundy, reminiscent of wine in the glass.

Distribute lipstick worth fingers a little rubbing it into the skin of the lips. In this technique, applying lipstick lie flatter and will keep longer.


Smoky eyes makeup trend keeps on booming. To guarantee sexy and attractive make-up look, use light shades, then medium and finally dark. All transitions must be carefully shaded: leave no visible lines. Trendsetters advise to get a mosaic of bright shades that dominate this season. Feel free to experiment with green, blue, purple and even red shadows (both matte and shiny pearl shades will do).

Before putting mascara on your eyes use some tonal cream or make up foundation for the eyelids: thus, the makeup will last longer. The arrows also did not go out of trend: neat lines made with liquid eyeliner or pencil help to adjust the shape of the eyes, zoom it to the ideal size and make them more bright and expressive.

The trends described, of course, touch solely the casual style; wedding make-up style features a good number of peculiarities and differences. Looking to create a truly unique wedding style? Get in touch with The MakeUp Clinic, a proficient wedding makeup Manchester agency, to look awesome at the most important day.


The first thing that directs our attention this autumn is generally given to costume jewelry. Another vital aspect of jewelry this season is an emphasizing effect: bright colors of rings, earrings and necklaces.

Shiny and reflective textures make fashionable jewelry even brighter. Powerful metal costume jewelery, lit at Chanel shows, deserves special attention, followed by multi-colored and metaphorical accessories from Christian Dior, very feminine and delicate, lacy variations of Nina Ricci, super-massive Necklaces, shone on the catwalk at Vivienne Westwood, mega-long and oversized decorations by Versace, and of course the creative interpretation of the theme from Lanvin.

Looking for even more variety and creativity of flight the attention is turned to the large and bright jewelry from Gucci, Giorgio Armani, and Celine. Stunning models are also offered by Dolce & Gabbana, helping to make the most of your look.